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Asian, Pacific Islander American Studies

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American Culture Alum Stephanie Chang at the center of Detroit’s fight for democracy and human rights as the State Representative for Michigan’s 6th District

"We all believe that water is a human right. What has happened in our cities could happen anywhere in our state."

We mourn the passing of Detroit's Grace Lee Boggs; activist, civil rights pioneer, and friend

Civil Rights activist, Grace Lee Boggs, passes away at age 100 in Detroit.

Established in 1989, the Asian/Pacific Islander American (A/PIA) Studies program is one of three ethnic studies programs housed within the Department of American Culture. A/PIA offers interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate courses focusing on the Asian American and Pacific Islander American experience. Our program also serves as a focal point for University research and teaching on Asian/Pacific Islander Americans, and our faculty provide resources for understanding A/PIA concerns and issues.

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